National Weather ServiceSpring’s fragile cherry blossoms may be blown to the ground by late tonight.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Fairfax County and most of Northern Virginia through midnight Monday.

The NWS says the strongest winds will continue through early evening, then gradually diminish.

Winds are expected to be 20 to 30 miles per hour — with gusts up to 50 mph, the NWS says.

There could be scattered tree and power line damage and difficulty driving high-profile vehicles, the NWS said.


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